RYA Dinghy Instructor Course » RYA Dinghy Instructor Course
12th February 2024
|Required certificates||First aid certificate|
RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Safe and Fun certificate
|Experience||Experienced sailor in strong winds|
|Pre-entry assessment||To be completed within one year prior to the instructor course.|
|Training course||Normally a 50 hour/5 day week.|
Training in teaching techniques afloat and ashore is provided during the course.
Run by an RYA Coach/Assessor and moderated on the final day by another RYA Coach/Assessor who has not been involved in the candidate's training.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate competence in course preparation, delivery and management, as well as customer liaison.
|Qualified to teach||Sailing Scheme Levels 1, 2 and 3, Day Sailing, Seamanship Skills and Sailing with Spinnakers (if suitably experienced and approved by the Principal or Chief Instructor)|
Youth Sailing Scheme Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Instructors are qualified specifically to teach on either dinghies, small keelboats or multihulls, depending on their training course and experience.
Instructors are not assessed as competent in running a training center, and should always work under the supervision of an RYA Senior instructor.
|Validity||Five years from the date of issue, provided that a valid first aid certificate is maintained.|